Taste Utrecht

In this category you can find anything about food and drinks in Utrecht.

Le Clochard | Oldest Bistro in Utrecht

I always end up in the best places when I take a wrong turn! This time I took a wrong turn leaving from Lepelenburg heading back to Mariaplaats and ended up in the Ridderhofstad, a narrow street near Lepelenburg park. Before this happened I saw a sign promoting a late breakfast from 10:00 – 15:00 during my Bootcamp sessions. What a …

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De Markt | Drieharingstraat Utrecht

Imagine visiting a market in Spain; vibrant colors, a different scent from each direction, loads of noise and very crowded . That is how a market is suppose to be! And this is what you will experience at restaurant ‘De Markt’ and ‘naast de Markt’ a smaller restaurant next door. Buzzing The restaurant is a little bit noisy and always packed with people. Don’t …

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Blackbird Coffee & Vintage | Utrecht

Blackbird Coffee & Vintage is on the ‘must visit’ list when people ask me where to go for a good cup of coffee in Utrecht. Blackbird is located on the Oudegracht, just outside the city centre. A perfect location amongst vintage and design shops, creative workshop places, galeries and coffee spots. When at home and craving something sweet and a latte, I …

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Bresson | French Elegance on Oudegracht

Brasserie Bresson is a bit of Paris in Utrecht. This grand French restaurant is located on a prime location, along the Oudegracht. Since the restaurant opened, about four years go, it has been on my to visit list. Shame on me that I visited Bresson so late, since it is only a five minute walk from my home. I guess its better late then …

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Yoghurt Barn in Utrecht

Perfect food after a workout After an intensive workout, my boyfriend and I could always use some quality protein. So we had a great excuse to visit Yoghurt Barn on a rainy Sunday. I’m not a fan of lactose so I always go for an alternative. Luckily that’s not a problem at Yoghurt Barn, soy yogurt is also on the menu. …

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Wine bar & Bistro ZIES

Zies, a new wine bar and bistro on the Twijnstraat, opened its doors almost three months ago and the owners Francies Slee and Anthony Scheffers have been very busy since the opening. They produced a Christmas lipdup, scored an 8+ in the ‘gouden pollepel’ test by the newspaper AD and produced a promotional video. But their main business? Ensure that their guests can enjoy delicious Southern European …

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Smulders Kookt | Jaarbeursplein Utrecht

At the foot of the large stairs on Jaarbeursplein next to Beatrix Theater you will see a large cargo bike, it has been there for a few months now. Mysterious Cargo bike Every day I ride my bike to central station to get on the bus to work. On my way back in the afternoon I noticed a cargo bike on the Jaarbeursplein, it has …

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LE:EN – Heuveloord Utrecht

Once again I was on the Asian tour and this time I chose LE:EN. Surely a well known name in Utrecht, but the restaurant is not located in the city center, so it’s not the first place you think of when you’re in town. However, this is no reason not to go because I had a really tasty dinner. A major advantage …

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La Casita del Mojo – Spanish Vintage Cafe in Utrecht

Looking for Spanish vibes in Utrecht? Then you should visit La Casita de Mojo in Loeff Berchmakerstraat 36. It is possible to walk by the little white house because it doesn’t look much like an eatery from the outside. When you enter it’s summer time! Soft and warm pastel colours, wood and colourful trinkets all over. It’s like being at …

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Restaurant Gys – healthy food spot on the Voorstraat

Utrecht has loads of nice and cozy restaurants. When it comes to finding an organic and vegetarian restaurant in this city, it gets more difficult. Until I discovered restaurant Gys, which recently opened it’s doors. I had to give it a try. When entering the restaurant, the interior directly caught my eye. A nice long bar, retro light bulbs hanging …

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